nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide a coenzyme present in most living cells and derived from the B vitamin nicotinic acid; serves as a reductant in various metabolic processes
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Usage


In news:

Poly-(ADP-ribose) polymerases (PARPs) are a family of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of ADP-ribose from nicotinamide (Drug information on nicotinamide) adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) to acceptor proteins.
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In science:

E. Mazzio, K.F. Soliman, Cytoprotection of pyruvic acid and reduced beta-nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide against hydrogen peroxide toxicity in neuroblastoma cells, Neurochem.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
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